NGC 5322 (UGC 8745) Galaxy in Ursa Major

Located at: RA 13 hours 49 minutes 15 seconds, Dec +60 degrees 11 minutes 19 seconds

Size: 5.9' x 3.8' Magnitude: 11.1 blue Class: E3-4

North is up

West to the right

Telescope:

 14.5" f5 Newtonian reflector

Camera:

 ST-8XME, self-guided, binned 1x1, temp -15c, camera control MaxIm DL 4.56

Image:

Lumicon Red filter, 570 minutes (57 x 10 minute subs), 03/23/24/25/2016; seeing 2.8-4.9 FWHM per CCDStack

Processing:

CCDStack 2.91.5875.24618, Photoshop CS5.1

Location:

 Rolling Roof Observatory, Thousand Oaks, CA 91360 (+34d 13m 29s -118h 52m 20s)

Notes:

This is one of my monthly "keep away" from the moon images. An elliptical galaxy that is fairly bright, not really that interesting or detailed ... it was far enough from the bright moon to get an image.

From the NGC / IC Project:

Contemporary Visual Observation(s) for NGC 5322
NGC 5322 = UGC 08745 = MCG +10-20-035 = CGCG 295-017 = PGC 49044
13 49 15.1 +60 11 26
V = 10.2;  Size 5.9x3.9;  SB = 13.6;  PA = 95d

17.5": very bright, moderately large, unusually bright compact core, substellar 
nucleus, fainter halo elongated 3:2 E-W.  A mag 14 star is at the S edge of the 
core within the outer halo and 20" from the center.

8": bright, moderately large, small bright nucleus, almost round.

- by Steve Gottlieb